Facebook pledges to become ‘water-positive’ by 2030

The social media giant has committed to restoring more water than it consumes for its global operations

YouTube alleged to be world’s ‘highest emitting website’

A new study revealed the websites across the net that produce the highest number of carbon emissions, with YouTube topping the list

Facebook finds mutual friend RWE for solar project

It has partnered with RWE to build a solar plant, which it will use to power its data centre operations in Tennessee

Facebook becomes net zero in its operations

The social network has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 94% in the last three years and is now powered by 100% renewable energy

Facebook invests in new solar and storage project in Mississippi

A 150MW solar and 50MW battery storage facility will support two data centres

Facebook rolls out climate change labels to poke misinformation

The labels on posts aim to redirect users to official figures and facts about climate change

Amazon ‘surpassed Google and Facebook in renewable PPAs in 2020’

The tech giant has purchased over 7.5GW of renewable energy to date

Facebook comes closer to 100% renewables target with new solar deal in Singapore

Energy from solar panels fitted in more than 1,200 rooftops will power social media giant’s operations in the country

Yorkshire households warned to not become ‘accidental’ waste criminals

There are concerns about the number of ‘man and van’ adverts and self-promotion on Facebook and other social media platforms offering to take away people’s rubbish

Facebook launches online climate science hub to fight misinformation

The tool will be rolled out in the US, France, Germany, the UK and will eventually expand to other countries